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Senior Project Manager


How is looking for a passionate, positive, proactive and organised Senior Project Manager to join our talented and creative team.

We are an independent graphic design studio based in Pyrmont, Sydney. We provide design services in packaging, brand identity, corporate and consumer communications for blue-chip clients worldwide.

The Senior Project Manager is a core member of our team and we’ll need you to be able to engage with clients and creatives alike, be a master at ensuring our projects are briefed, budgeted and scheduled efficiently and profitability, and delivered to a high quality standard. You’ll be an expert at collaboration and team management and will report into our General Manager.

Applicants should have a minimum 4 years experience in account and project management with: excellent communication, organisational, and problem solving skills; a sound knowledge of print and production; and an eye for detail. The ability to work well under pressure, multi-task in a fast paced environment, and the maturity, confidence and flexibility to interact positively and professionally with Clients, staff and suppliers at all levels, is a must.

Tasks include:
– Manage FMCG packaging projects of varying sizes across different clients with a flexible approach to project management.
– Work with the studio manager and fellow project managers to determine the scope of the work and manage the projects effectively across the design, retouching and finished art departments to deliver the best possible solutions.
– Preparation of estimates and schedules, internal and external reporting, monitoring the profitability of projects.
– Prioritise and delegate projects on a daily basis, utilising the studio resources effectively.
– Client liaison – meetings, presentations and briefings. Managing client expectations effectively. Sensitive to the balancing act of giving the client what they want and when they want it vs capacity of the studio to deliver.
– Managing, sourcing and contracting of photography, illustration and other external creative services related to their projects.
– Liaison with bookkeeper in efficient preparation of invoices.

Key attributes:
– Is a team player who is dependable, flexible, passionate and genuine.
– Ability to absorb all requests and work effectively while managing the client’s expectation effectively.
– Understanding the expectation of HOW and the way we like to work with our clients.

Pyrmont, NSW 2009

How Graphic Design Pty Ltd


If this sounds like you, please email your CV and cover letter to how@how.com.au


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